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KICU
Dec 21, 2012 11:30pm PST
includes the employed and those looking for jobs. >>> president obama is spending the holidays in hawaii. they boarded air force one tonight to head to his home state. but not before president obama acknowledged that no deal has been made to avoid the fiscal cliff. coming up, the president's message to congress today in hopes of avoiding tax hikes and spending cuts. >>> different solution to gun violence. what this man says it is time to do about guns and his push to make it happen. >> a foot of new snow [ bells ] >>> the names of each victim killed in the connecticut school shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newton, connecticut were read today. mourners observed a moment of silence to mark one week. many gathered in the rain outside the school to pay respects. >>> the head of the national rifle association layed out a plan to stop the killings. ktvu's eric rasmussen found one man who is leading a different fight to treat gun violence as a public health epidemic. >> reporter: he is one of hundreds of petitions that sprung up since the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school. >>
KRON
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
a live report from sfo. plus president obama is spending his hole why holiday with hopes for a change in the fiscal cliff negotiations. which will have an update on the status. >> let's go all side. here is a pitcher from the san mateo bridge. there is a lot rain still outside. it has been soaking the bay area. >> how is it going outside the janu? >> my drive in was really wet. we are starting to see a dry break for the north bay. this is for santa rosa and petaluma. we're still dealing with wet weather. it is certainly increasing in intensity. you can see moderate and downpours in sunnyvale. there are light showers will berkeley and oakland. then and valleys are still dealing with some moderate downpours for dublin. here is a look outside. you can still see there are still somewhat road ways. there will be heavy morning rain for tomorrow. >> we do have a strong system that is coming our way. there will be gusty winds drop the afternoon. into the week it will be a dry start but we do have more showers for the rest of the weekend. i will tell you about this for my next forecast. >> we
MSNBC
Dec 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
with the characterization of president obama's compromise on spending cuts. there have been none. and i think that's a big problem when you have a $1.1 trillion deficit. the only thing this debate has really been about for the last five weeks has been about tax increases. you're right. the republicans are playing a pretty weak end. as you both know, if nothing happens, then all the taxes go up. part of me says look, the republicans have to get this behind them. go into 2013 where they'll have a stronger hand. on things like the debt ceiling, what do we do to bring down the rest of the trillion deficit. but right now they're stymied. but i do think that by january 1st, they will have a deal in hand. i still think so. >> joy reid, have those conservative republicans, who wouldn't go along with speaker boehner's plan b last night actually strengthen president obama's hand? because as between the two men, speaker boehner and president obama, one clearly now has the upper hand in terms of leverage and negotiation. >> yeah, completely. and president obama went into this with all of the leverage. and now he's ju
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am EST
could get with the way he talked to obama is like our spending started with obama -- out of control spending. that was in place with bush. obama inherited it. with our wars in iraq and afghanistan. i am believe that it seems like we have notes choice but to let the fiscal cliff happen because there is no way that we have no choice but to let the fiscal cliff -- there is no way but to let the fiscal cliff happen. guest: that is a popular notion, particularly among republicans. they are not liking the defense cuts. there is a growing sentiment among some of them that if you go over the cliff, you will get actual real $2 dollars in spending cuts. some of them are eager about that. it is not necessarily public thing right now. they are talking to each other and saying, is this the worst thing if we go over this? democrats on the other side are living at the same situation with tax rates. they are saying, it is not the worst thing if we can raise our percentage of tax rates higher. there is this growing sentiment on both sides have made the cliff is the best option. the center, boehner a
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 9:00am PST
's rocket program. president obama and his family are spending holidays in honolulu. the first family touched down in hawaii and will be staying in their vacation home . no public events are schedule would and an iowa couple who won a 202 million jackpot last december is donating three million to the son's high school for a new football stadium. there is a catch. no, they don't at any point named after them. they want the visitor's locker room painted pink. it all started as a joke. >> that is odd. but if they are giving out the money they can do what theyment. thank you for much. >> head of the n thereto ra said the way to keep schools safe is put more guns out there. increased and armed in school is sparking controversy. rick joined with more on reaction. >> after a week of silence. the national rifle association held a press conference and sparked more debate. nra has four million member power to vote and lobby for or against stricter gun laws and after the sandy hook shooting when a troubled 20 year old fired his way in a yute to execute 20 women and six women. there was great n i
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 3:00pm PST
to get spending under control. but, president obama has failed to bring anything up to the -- on the table, and, especially the democrats, they have been silently on entitlement reform and silent on the spending cuts and as we know, we can talk about raising taxes on the rich. but, you know, it is like having a dad with a college daughter and they need to cut up the credit cards if they are spending too much. you have to cut the spending in order to get the -- the trillion-dollar debts under control, $16 trillion -- >> rick: could it backfire for the president? it seems like, he feels like he has the wind in his sails and looks like all the stars, politically speaking are aligned for democrats. and for the president. but could he overplay it? >> look, this is a high-risk poker game. if you are the president, again, you feel like you litigated this tax issue, certainly during the campaign and won and by and large has substantial margins in his favor relative to republicans in congress, now we get to january 1, it's not a cliff, as you know, there is a slope and it is
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 7:30am PST
a plan to avert spending cuts and big tax hikes january 1st. president obama is calling on congress to craft at least a minimal deal and confident both sides will come to an agreement. this week, republicans rejected an alternative tax plan by speaker john boehner, that would have prevented taxes from rising on income under one million a year. well, there's a new law getting ugly for the good looking. iowa supreme court bosses can legally fire anybody they see as an irresisttable atraction, he fired her because he felt she was attraction to his fidelity to his wife. >> neil: get ready for new fees to fly in the new year. from southwest airlines. you miss a flight and don't cancel your discount ticket, you're going to pay up. overweight bags get ready to lighten up your wallet more. if you're overweight get ready to be killed. just-- (laughter) southwest says it needs the money. what about letting us keep them. >> it's so ridiculous and makes me so-- the airlines fees are like tattoos, never ever go away they just go up, up, up, up. >> neil: that depends where the tattoos are. i do.
KRON
Dec 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
a meeting today with leaders of both political parties. president obama called on congress to quickly come up with a solution. to avoid the fiscal cliff. that is the end- of- the year trigger on tax hikes. and spending cuts. >> in the next few days i've asked leaders of congress to work towards a package that prevents a tax hike on middle class americans, protects unemployment insurance for 2 million americans and lays the groundwork for further work on both and deficit reduction. >>pam: house speaker john boehner failed to gain enough of his party's support for his "plan b". that proposal would have raised taxes only on those americans making more than one million dollars a year. without a deal, steep tax hikes and massive government spending cuts are set to kick in after january first. as the fiscal cliff countdown continues. house and senate members and president obama. have all recessed for the christmas holiday. >> the ninth circut court of appeals today blocked a california law which bans the controversial therapy. that aims to turn gay minors. straight. the three judge panel issued
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 1:00am PST
now. but guess what, elections matter. president obama won. but we have got to get meaningful spending cuts. we are going to spend 3.8 trillion laura this year. we are going to bring in only 2.5 trillion. but out of the 2.5, every single penny is spent on the debt and all the entitlements, medicare, medicaid, social security, so unless we are talking hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of billions of dollars in spending cuts, this discussion about tax increases is just foley. it is absolutely ridiculous. harry reid said that the boehner mr. was dead on arrival. it wasn't going to pass the senate anyway. so, boehner didn't get the support of his members, enough at least and it would have been a vote for not because the senator would have said thanks, no thanks. we are going to have the leverage and we will shove whatever you want down your throats whether you like it or not. the whole situation was kind of ridiculous in the beginning. >> instead of plan b it was sort of plan b.s. it was dead on arrival. it wasn't a bold plan. you need to from o'reilly factor bold plan with fresh faces. p
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 1:00pm PST
one, house speaker boehner and president obama still searching for agreement on spending and taxes that both sides can live with. so, is it possible to find a solution in the final ten days before the effects of the fiscal cliff begin? lets bring in our political panel, former economic advisor to president children, former advisor to the senate finance committee and a partner at monument policy group, and president of the new frontier strategy and, executive director of the lieutenant governor's association. >> good work, got that all out. >> heather: is it possible for both sides to bring something passable in the the senate and the house when really, steve centanni said, d.c. is on lockdown and everyone left for christmas vacation. what do you think? >> oh, heather, you know, i wish so. i wish we could get a christmas present under the tree for americans, it has been a long year and we deserve it. the reality is the president is in hawaii and the house is gone until the 27th and the senate is as well. and it is likely to be action for restarting the processing and the discussion
CNBC
Dec 21, 2012 7:00pm EST
is that boehner and obama's proposals really aren't that far apart right now. president obama wants $1 trillion in new taxes, john boehner has said he's willing to give $1 trillion. obama said he wants $800 billion in spending cuts, same thing for boehner. but the difference comes with the once again, the tax threshold. president obama originally said he would be willing to go with the $400,000 tax threshold. and as boehner said going off obama's words, he was willing to do it at $1 million. it comes down to what that threshold is. >> karen finney, i want to ask you about the same question, this ten days business. but i also want to amendment that question or expand it. how much damage did the republicans do last night by blowing up plan "b"? in other words, does that take them out of the power position in the negotiations? >> absolutely. because i think at this point, it's pretty clear that any kind of -- boehner could not get, what? 117 votes. so it's clear whatever happens next, he's not going to be able to rely on his own caucus to make that happen. that means, who do you need? nancy pelosi
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 6:00am EST
that you could check with president obama could have on [inaudible] >> at some point we have to address the spending problem we have, but we can now cut our way to prosperity. we need real economic growth. many believe on both sides of the aisle at the fundamental reform of our tax code will help get our economy moving faster and put more americans back to work. and more americans with tax credit. how we get there, i do not know. all i know that we are committed to working with our colleagues on both sides of the aisle, both sides of the capital and white house, to address this. >> last week, i ask you if you were concerned about losing the speakership. in light of what happened last night, if you're not concerned, should you be? >> no, i am not. you have all heard me say this. i have told my colleagues. if you do the right things every day for the right reasons, the right things will happen. while we have not been able to get the votes to avert 99.8% of the tax increases, i do not think -- they were not taking that out on me. they are dealing with a perception that somebody might accus
KBCW
Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
, the district spends $5 million a year on security overall, money it would rather be spending on educating children. >>> congress has left town for the holidays. and president obama made a plea today for a bipartisan agreement to prevent going over the fiscal cliff. >> the american people are a lot more sensible and a lot more that you feel and much more willing to compromise and give and sacrifice and act responsibly than their elected representatives are. >> when congress resumes, there will be just four days to come up with an agreement. >>> the oakland school district is facing allegations of mishandling federal money. it's being told to pay back thousands of dollars. an audit was conducted after a cbs 5 investigation questioned how a private school was getting federal money. how the district is defending its actions. >> reporter: for years, this private religious school has received thousands of dollars in federal funds, $50,000 just this year doled out by the oakland unified school district. it's the school that sends its students out to bart stations to solicit money, sometimes late
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
obama and each member of congress is very, very simple. quit spending the money that america does not have. so, this board gives me rates for progressive direct and other car insurance companies? yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but they're here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them? i'm me. but those rates are for... them. so them are here. yes! you want to run through it again? no, i'm good. you got it? yes. rates for us and them -- now that's progressive. call or click today. >>> welcome back. we've been focusing this morning on the calls for gun control in the wake of the shooting in newtown, connecticut. president obama wants action, while members of congress are planning actual gun control legislation but the powerful national rifle association has another idea. yesterday, they rolled out their plan. while also identifying what they call a major flaw in the current school security system. >>> politicians passed laws for gun-free school zones, issue press releases bragging about them. they post signs advertising them. and in doing so, they t
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 11:00am PST
stocking. higher taxes, lawmakers and president obama have left washington for christmas with no deal on tax hikes and spending cuts set to go in effect after the first of the year. brianna keilar is live in hawaii where the president is spending the christmas holiday. brianna, the president maybe a little too optimistic that a deal can be reached? aloha, by the way. >> he did say last night that he is a hopeless optimist that something can get done, but what we know, it's not going to be that big package, obviously of deficit reduction as well as dealing with these tax hikes that are set to kick in. that's not what's going to be happening, instead, he's pressing for something smaller just to a deal with stopping those tax hikes from kicking in for americans making $250,000 per year or less. and also trying to make sure that unemployment benefits are extended. listen to what president obama said last night and also listen to what some of the house republican resistance from speaker boehner to his sort of short-term plan here. >> in the next few days, i've asked leaders of congress to
KOFY
Dec 21, 2012 9:00pm PST
. >> on the subject of travel. president obama and the entire family left this evening to spend christmas holiday in hawaii. not clear when they will return. the president only saying that since a deal has not been reached to avert sought called fiscal cliff, he would be coming back to washington after christmas. >> so where did that leave things terms of the fiscal cliff? here's l jonathan karl. >> congress not a creature is stirring. no deal is in sight. with deadline looming and seemingly no hope anywhere, the president made one last appeal tonight before washington goes on vacation. >> as we leave town for a few days to be with our families, through the holidays, everybody can cool off. everybody can tl drink some egg nog. now is not the time for more self inflicted wounds. certainly not those coming from washington. >>reporter: but the 2 sides don't even seem to be trying any more. what are we going to do now. >> i'm interested in solving the major problems that face our country. and that means house leaders senate leaders and the president are going to continue to have to work toge
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
and cut spending continued to separate democrats and republicans. president obama called on house speaker john boehner to come back to the negotiating table and avoid the "fiscal cliff." >> as of today, i am still ready and willing to get a comprehensive package done. >> the remarks came after speaker boehner failed to gather enough of his party's support to bring his so-called plan b to the floor for a vote. his proposal would have effectively raised taxes only on those americans making more than a million dollars a year. house and senate members will be back at the capital on december 27th looking for that solution. >>> wall street worried about the "fiscal cliff" talks, stocks closed sharply lower today. the dow dropped more than 120 points. the nasdaq fell 29 points. the s&p dropped, as well. >>> california cannot stop people from using the so-called conversion therapy to try to turn gay minors straight. the federal appeals court issued an emergency order late this afternoon putting the law banning the therapy on hold. the law was the first of its kind set to take effect january 1. li
PBS
Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
to go until this potentially damaging combination of tax increases and spending cuts goes into effect, but so far, the politicians seem no closer to averting the plunge. president obama is pressing for action. he had this to say just a few minutes ago. >> i just spoke to speaker boehner and i also met with senator reid. i have asked the leaders of congress to prevent tax hikes on middle-class americans, protect unemployment insurance for 2 million americans, and lay the groundwork for further work. that is an achievable goal. that can get down in 10 days. >> president obama there on the upcoming fiscal cliff. joining me now to discuss the standoff is the bbc's ben wright. thank you very much. was there anything in the president's speech that would give us any cause for optimism that is the cliff can beat averted? >> i thought his tone was interesting. he was optimistic an exasperated at the same time. he reminded people in congress they only have 10 days left to find a deal before there's this huge hike in taxes and cuts in spending. he said a deal of some sort is an achievable goal.
CBS
Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
cliff of tax increases and spending cuts. still, congress has gone home for the holidays, and today president obama and his family arrived in honolulu, where they'll celebrate christmas. the president says he is ready to return to make a deal. retailers called today "super saturday." it is traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the year. businesses are banking on it because so far this season sales numbers have not been as stroongz many had hoped to see. here's michelle miller. >> reporter: kidding around isa a specialty toy store in new york city. you won't find any of this stuff at target, wal-mart? >> no. >> reporter: the owner says today is his busiest day of the year. within the last month, what have your sales been? >> they're up from last year about 5.5% but some of that is the influence of the early hanukkah. >> reporter: he's doing better than most retailers. shopper track, which monitors consumer behavior nationwide, predicted holiday sales growth of 3.3%. they just cut it to 2.5%. >> the traffic growth has been solid but people are still very tight with their p
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 2:00pm PST
that president obama and speaker boehner were working towards was a much bigger package, trying to deal with deficit reduction that would have dealt with these tax hikes, spending cuts, trying to work out a plan for entitlement reform and tax reform. what's now being worked out is to avert those tax hikes. as president obama wants it, he wants it up to folks earning $250,000, and also wants to deal with unemployment insurance getting that he can extended for unemployed americans but that bigger stuff kicked down the road. >> brianna, will americans actually see their paychecks affected january 1st without a deal? >> reporter: if no deal, that is not expected. technically, the tax hikes would go into effect then, don. but there would be a whole lot of pressure on washington to act, even if we were to go over the fiscal cliff. and because of that, payroll processors would wait to use the new math, if you will. and a lot of people wouldn't see an increase in the taxes taken out of their paychecks until late january or early february when it was clear that the fiscal cliff was here to stay.
MSNBC
Dec 22, 2012 9:00am PST
their profits. >>> president obama's in hawaii today where he and the first family will spend christmas. but the president says he will return to the white house after the holiday to continue working on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. joining me now, white house editor from politico, rachel smolkin. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> holiday red there, rachel. i will begin with you. is there any realistic timetable where a deal gets done beforian 1? look at the calendar. >> there's a realistic timetable but not an optimistic timetable. not a lot of holiday cheer going on in the nation's capital. after the stunning is heback speaker boehner suffered this week in the house where he could not get his own plan through. had to pull it and because he didn't have the votes. we saw president obama acknowledge yesterday before leaving for his vacation that the deal would -- would dramatically narrow. the parameters of a deal, scope of any possible deal, much smaller than we were looking at even a week ago. he said he would still be open to the big deal but the reality is we are running ou
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 9:00am PST
obama have left washington for christmas, and with no consensus on the momentous tax hikes and spending cuts set to go into effect january 1st. cnn's brianna keilar is live in hawaii where the president is vacationing. br breanna, is the president overly optimistic a last-minute deal can be reached? >> reporter: i don't know, miguel, if you could say overly optimistic. we heard him last night in the briefing room of the white house saying he's a hopeless optimist that something can still be done. but the fact is it's going to be something smaller. he's now pushing for tax cuts to be preserved for americans making $250,000 or less and pushing for unemployment benefits to be extended for a couple million americans. listen to some of what he said but also still some of the house republican opposition to this short-term plan he's pushing. >> in the next few days i've asked leaders of congress to work towards a package that prevents a tax hike on middle-class americans, protects unemployment insurance for 2 million americans, and lays the groundwork for further work on both growth and defici
KRON
Dec 21, 2012 8:00pm PST
government spending cuts are set to trigger after january first. as the fiscal cliff countdown continues. house and senate members have already recessed for the holidays. >> president obama will nominate senator john kerry as the next secretary of state. he made the announcement at the white house today. current secretary of state hillary clinton is stepping down in january.u-n ambassador susan rice was reportedly on the short list, but took herself off it, citing a "lengthy, disruptive, and costly" confirmation process after republicans took issue with her remarks on the deadly benghazi attack killed 4 americans in libya. >> and after the president's busy day. he and the first family are now heading for hawaii. the president, first lady and their two daughters boarded air force one at joint base andrews in maryland earlier tonight. mr. obama plans to return to washington after christmas to continue working on a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. >> a blizzard is pounding the upper midwest, causing havoc on the roads and leaving thousands of residents without electricity. the national weath
FOX Business
Dec 22, 2012 12:00am EST
. this is basically sort of the bare bones of president obama's wish-list. i think he would like to do other things in sort of an ideal world, including more spending but this is so of the basic package that the president will push republicans to accept. be very interesting to see hoohn boehner responds to this, whether he frees up some house republicans. they would need 26 if the president had all house democrats voting in favor of this package he is now pushing. they need 26 house republicans to go with those democrats in order to pass this. if john boehner frees up the republicans in his conference, allows them to vote with the president, very interesting political dynamics i think downhe road. melissa: yeah. kim perly, did you feel taxes of all your clients go up during that speech there? >> yeah. i felt that go up and my blood pressure go up at the same time. the realty is, you have to plan for both a and b. if we get a deal and it helps that's great. if it is not and taxes go up, then i have plan b set in order for my clients and investors t there. i mean, but the reality is, i think everybod
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
not support it president obama says he just told speaker boehner and senate majority leader harry reid exactly what to do, and he says they can get it done. before automatic spending cuts and tax hikes kick in on new year's day. ed henry live at the white house. ed? so what's the president's new plan? >> well, harris, the president said he came into the briefing room and said maybe is he a hopeless optimist but is he a new slim down three point plan that he says can pass in 10 days. basically extend tax cuts for 98% of americans. he said both parties agree with that extend unemployment benefits for 2 million americans. those are expiring about a week after christmas. that's a big problem. and then he says come back and do spending cuts and deficit reduction in the new year. he is telling lawmakers take a few days off. relax over the holidays and maybe we'll all come together. take a listen. >> sing some christmas carols, enjoy the company of loved ones. and then i would ask every member of congress while they are back home to think about that think about the obligations we have to the people w
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
you buy her math there? >> susan sounds like president obama, who says he was a hopeless optimist. >> i think that was a compliment. >> and that's what susan sounds like, unfortunately, the numbers don't back up what you say. look, most economists think that consumer spending needs to grow 3% year it year in order to stimulate employment. at the end of the third quarter, we're right about 3%. most people, even in the retail industry, think the fourth quarter is going to be lousy. now, maybe we get this mirror ball spree buying that susan things we're going to get, i don't think so. if it's less than 3% year to year, which it probably will be. i see a very flat economy, if not, unemployment goes back up. >> brenda: okay. jonas, what's your view on spending and what it means to the economy, if we go over the cliff, taxpayers will have less money in their pockets. >> right, which is why it's strange they're spending less than they're supposed to. and right now, never had it so good in the taxes in effect and-- >> for another week. the. >> the problem they know it's going to get worse
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 10:00am PST
between the two sides centers around a balanced approach to the budget. republicans say president obama wants too much revenue. that's taxes in normal speak. and not enough cuts. >> at some point we have to address the spending problem we have. we can't cut our way to prosperity. we need real economic growth. many of us believe on both sides of the aisle the fundamental reform of our tax code will help us get your economy moving faster and put more americans back to work. how we get there god only knows. >> president obama doesn't see it that way. >> at some point there's got to be i think a recognition on the part of my republican friends th that, you know, take the deal. they will be able to claim that they have worked with me over the last two years to reduce the deficit more than any other deficit reduction package. >> the ceo of pimco, one of the world's largest investors in bonds. mark standee is chief investor at moody's. and christine romans, host of "your bottom line." gdp, the broadest measure of the economy grew at an annual rate of 3.1% over the summer. we just got those num
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 10:30pm EST
it to the floor. president obama fights on rates and says that he is willing to make more spending cuts. contrary to representations of his presentation that you might have heard. the republicans walk away. we thought we were closed this week, republicans decided to follow another path that led them over clef that they did not have the votes. that was then, this is now. let's go back to the negotiation table. we have no right to walk out the door with no clear path. it is time to get back on track. we must work together in a bipartisan way to create jobs, strengthen the middle class, reduce the deficit, and do so in a responsible way. we can and we must get the job done now. >> i thank the leader for her comments, and certainly agree with her. last night's vote showed us the resolving the challenge of the fiscal cliff cannot and will not be done with a partisan vote. it showed us that we must work together in a bipartisan way, he and that we must preclude going over the fiscal cliff, by a balanced agreement that democrats and republicans him support, the president can sign, and that can pass the
MSNBC
Dec 22, 2012 3:00pm PST
unanswered. romney's campaign argued they had to choose how to spend at the time what was limited funds and adds about what romney would do about president tested better, they claim, than bio spots or defenses of his personal record. in the end, obama beat romney by ten points on the question of which candidate is more like you? romney, the first republican nominee in the history of our nbc/"wall street journal" poll go into his convention with his personal rating under water, ended his campaign with a painful number, just 47% of voteri ins viewing him positive. the obama campaign bought ads early and were careful about where to buy the ads. in the last week the obama campaign paid $550 for a single ad in raleigh, north carolina. the romney campaign had to shell out $2,665 for the same spot. why? the obama campaign purchased it way ahead of time. romney bought it the week of. lesson two, the republican brand needs a hard look. the gop's favorable rating has been under water for two years. if you take that out, it's been nearly five years. just 36% of registered voters said they had a po
PBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
life because they won't get to spend it with those little kids, and the teachers and the faculty. >> woodruff: you can find all of the student videos online. >> brown: again, the major developments of the day: president obama tapped senator john kerry to replace outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. one week after the school massacre in newtown, connecticut, the head of the national rifle association dismissed talk of new gun laws. instead, he called for putting armed police in every school. and congress went home for the christmas holiday with no fiscal cliff agreement in sight. online, we look at some of the most popular new words of the ye, according to one popar lexicon. hari sreenivasan tells us more. >> sreenivasan: what are the buzzwords of 2012? and do you know what they mean? quiz yourself on the most popular new vernacular from urban dictionary. we kept our political analysts busy this year. watch a compilation of highlights from our doubleheader conversations, on the sport of politics and politics of sports, with mark shields and david brooks. and in a follow-up
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 2:00pm EST
that would replace the sequester which irresponsible spending cuts. the events of this past week make clearer than ever that these measures reflect the will of the house. the american people reelected president obama on election day. the also elected a republican majority in the house. they give us all the mandate. not a mandate to raise taxes on families of small businesses, and meant it for us to work together to begin solving the massive debt that threatens our future. the president and senate democrats have vowed to reject an veto all of our proposals waffling to offer responsible solutions of their own. -- proposals while failing to offer responsible solutions of their own. instead, he wants more spending and more tax hikes that will hurt our economy. he refuses to challenge the members of his party to deal honestly with the entitlement reform and big issues facing our nation. that is why we find ourselves here today. i have challenged the members of our party to grapple with these issues, make tough choices. washington has a serious spending problem. this was the year, the size of our d
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